As it's half term there is reduced capacity at the parish office however you can ring the Clerk anytime if you have a query - 07595515154
Posted: Sun, 17 Feb 2019 09:40 by Kath Gruber
The second phase of work to resurface Cockpit Lane, the footpath that runs alongside Appletree medical practice from Town St to Eyes Meadow, will continue from today over the next few days.
The footpath will be closed while the work is being undertaken, although access to properties will still be maintained. Eyes Meadow can still be accessed along Donald Hawley Way or via the path that runs alongside... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 11:53 by Jackie Clements
A vacancy for an Assistant Parish Clerk has become available. The Council envisages the successful person will receive sufficient training so that they could develop into a qualified and professional Clerk.
Duffield Parish Council is responsible for maintaining the village Cemetery, Eyes Meadow and Gray Recreation Ground. The Council is committed to improving the lives of the residents of the Parish.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:30 by Jackie Clements
Derbyshire County Council have let us know of a road closure in Duffield from Monday 21 January.
Hazelwood Road will be closed from its junction with King Street to its junction with Spring Hollow, in order to facilitate gas renewal works.
This may affect anyone visiting Hazelwood Road Cemetery and we apologise for any inconvenience caused, though access will be maintained, whenever reasonably possible.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:46 by Jackie Clements
Don't forget your bin collection day changes this weekend!
For most Duffield residents, if your general waste collection is usually on Monday then this will be changed to Saturday this weekend only - so instead of Monday 24th it will be Saturday 22nd. The bin needs to be out at the roadside for collection by 6:30am.
The next date, Monday 31st will see recycling collected as normal.
If your bin day is... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 11:33 by Jackie Clements
Due to the Remembrance Sunday Parade on Sunday 11th November 2018, the Parish Council will be closing roads in Duffield beginning at the Weston Centre on Tamworth Street to Town Street, along Town Street until the junction with Makeney Road, Makeney Road until Church Drive, and Church Drive until St Alkmund's Church.
The roads will be closed from the commencement of the Parade at around 10:30am, until... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 25 Oct 2018 14:41 by Jackie Clements
On Sunday 11th November 2018 this country and many others will commemorate 100 years since the end of World War I - Armistice Day, when the guns fell silent on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. Beacons will be lit across the country as we remember the many lives sacrificed in the name of our freedom.
The Parish Council invites you all to join us in marking this important occasion by taking... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 12:50 by Jackie Clements
Sets of woodland seating have now been installed at Eyes Meadow. There is a large set of 18 seats so that groups or classes can all sit in a big circle, and three sets of six near to the changing rooms. They are there for everyone to sit, relax and enjoy the meadow.
There was some delay since the original idea was proposed by Cllr. Steven Evanson, caused by the damage to the bridge and the resurfacing... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 13:58 by Jackie Clements
The Parish Council is seeking a hardworking and self-motivated person to assist in the practical management of Duffield's open spaces.
Place of Work: The Parish Groundperson will be required to work in the Cemetery, Eyes Meadow, Gray Recreation Ground and throughout the village.
Hours of Work: The hours of work will be 37.5 hours per week on average which, due to the outdoor nature of the role, will... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:04 by Jackie Clements
Whether you want to enjoy the colours of autumn, find out more about your local area or discover somewhere new, check out "Autumn Footprints" walking festival, taking place in Amber Valley and Erewash from 15-30 September.
Organisers have arranged over 40 guided walks taking in some of the sights of the two Derbyshire districts, including informative talks along the way. Walks are graded between easy... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 04 Sep 2018 13:00 by Jackie Clements